Martine Camblor
Assistant Professor of French
Director of the Language Center and Language Placement Testing

(317) 955-6047


Madame Camblor has been part of the Marian community since 2001. She is a global citizen and world traveler, having lived in French Algeria, France, Spain, the U.K., Germany and the U.S., and is a fluent speaker of French, English, German and Spanish. She brings extensive experience in multiculturalism, business (Diploma of the Chamber of Commerce of Paris -- C.C.I.P.) and training in best practices in language pedagogy (DELF/DALF diplomas), which inform her roles as Professor of French and Director of the Language Center and Language Placement Testing.

Mme. Camblor has developed and leads faculty-led study abroad to France and Canada and has established international internships in France and China. She is an active member of and collaborator with the French Alliance, where she formerly served as president and board member. For her involvement in campus internationalization initiatives—including the Marian International Club—Mme. Camblor received Marian’s inaugural Global Citizen Award in 2016. Recipient of the Franciscan Values Award, she strives to build bridges and create community connections that foster diversity and interreligious dialogue and acceptance both locally and globally. Madame Camblor brings the world to her language students and her language students out into the world.


  • M.A. (Maîtrise), Français Langue Etrangère, Université de Franche Comté, Faculté des Lettres et Sciences Humaines, Besançon, France.
  • Certification, Preparation au Diplome Superieur de Francais des Affaires (preparation for teaching business professionals seeking the exclusive diploma of the chamber of commerce of Paris), Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Paris, conducted at Institut Francais, Düsseldorf, Germany.
  • B.A., English, Université de Paris VII, Institute of English, Charles V, Paris, France.
  • Baccalaureate (G1), Business Administration with a Concentration in English Language, Lycée Elisa Lemonnier, Paris, France.​


  • AATF – American Association of Teachers of French (2001-present)
  • ACTFL – American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Language (2001-present)
  • AFI – Alliance Francaise, Indianapolis chapter, member and former president and board member (1998-present)


  • FRE 101, 102, 200 and 201 – Beginner and Elementary French
  • FRE 220 – Readings in Contemporary French Culture
  • FRE 230 and 310 – Oral and Written Communication in French
  • FRE 315 and 316– France: a story of a Nation and France and the French today
  • FRE 320 – Cinema: experiment, technique, and art
  • FRE 380 – Faculty-led Study Abroad

Research interests

  • Faculty-led study abroad programs:
    • France: Franco-American connections
    • Canada, Quebec: Cultural Panorama of Quebec Province
    • France/Germany/Belgium: Years of War and Years of Peace (Honors Program)
  • Local and international internship programs:
    • Teaching ESL in French elementary school and high schools in Paris, France
    • Building a network of French and local businesses including internship opportunities (French Alliance)
  • Best practices in pedagogy
    • Coordinator of AATF workshop
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